We highlight three vegan sunscreens, all free from chemical UV filters, making them both safer for coral and kinder to skin.Keep reading
Many of us like to kick back with a tipple at the end of a tough week, or indeed, day. Unfortunately, from the vast amounts of water and energy used in the distillation process to excessive, non-recyclable packaging, the drinks industry has a tendency to be both wasteful and polluting.Keep reading
Chocolate eggs are a fun way to show your love, and to indulge yourself, but unfortunately the issues go beyond any impact on your waistline or the kids’ teeth. We’ve picked out a few of the most sustainable of the more grown-up Easter eggs.Keep reading
The UK’s bees are again at serious risk from a government which repeatedly pledges to protect them. In January 2022, just months after passing its flagship Environment Act 2021, it announced that Syngenta’s Cruiser SB, a brand name for the ‘banned’ neonicotinoid thiamethoxam, would be permitted for use on the UK’s 2022 sugar beet crop.Keep reading
The world’s dwindling resources, including cotton often sourced in questionable circumstances, are used to manufacture millions of T-shirts, many of which will quickly end up in landfill.
Now there’s another way. An award-winning UK-based online software platform is using modern technologies like AI to make circular fashion stylish and open source.
More than half of us need glasses to correct our vision, but like sunglasses they’ve long been a challenge to the eco-conscious. Frames are usually made from polluting, non-biodegradable petroleum-based plastics or from metal. While both are recyclable, your local scheme is unlikely to accept old specs, which are more likely to end up in…Keep reading
Winter 2019/20 is almost upon us, so we’re taking a look at some bags to take you through the most glamourous season in sustainable style.Keep reading
One of the most quirky eco-friendly contributions to this year’s London Fashion Week, Sting, an event launching the Spring/Summer 2020 collection by Vin + Omi, featured clothing made from nettles harvested at Prince Charles’s rural Highgrove estate.Keep reading
Fashion-conscious women turning their backs on the wasteful throwaway culture engendered by cheap, fast fashion retailers may be turning to rental as a way of changing up their everyday looks. Market analyst Mintel found 57% of UK fashion shoppers trying to shop more sustainably. More than half have also either rented clothing or are considering…Keep reading
Versatile and durable, plastic has revolutionised modern life. But 63% of products sold in the food and beverage, beauty, home care and pet food sectors are now packaged in plastic. More than 8bn tons of this near-indestructible material has been produced since 1960. Global efforts to recover and recycle it barely dent the problem. Before…Keep reading
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